Chrisman Jean Liles Chrisman, 93, of Columbus, OH and Cape Coral, Florida, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2013 at Kobacker House. Born April 22, 1920 to Alvin E. and Helen M. Liles, she was a 1937 graduate of Central High School and a 1942 graduate of The Ohio State University, where she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. Jean was a lifelong member of First Church of Christ, Scientist. She was a very caring person and a loving wife, mother and grandmother who most enjoyed being with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 69 years, Roger K. "Dee" Chrisman. She is survived by sons, Roger L. (Dianne) of Fort Collins, CO, David J. (Molly) of Thornville, OH and Steven K. (Deborah) of Columbus; grandchildren, Andrea (Brian) Kaplan, Denise (Andy) Rex, Robert (Elsa) Chrisman, David (Michelle) Gilliam, Mary (Dave) Miller, Joel (Amy) Chrisman, David (Stephanie) Chrisman and Brendon (Susan) McSweeney; 16 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date with inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery. Cremation services and arrangements are being completed at JERRY SPEARS FUNERAL HOME, 2693 W. Broad St. Please leave memories and condolences for the family at www.jerryspearsfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 31, 2013